On this day: September 4

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:29:11 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Los Angeles is founded, Arkansas' governor calls out the National Guard to prevent the integration of a Little Rock school, swimmer Mark Spitz sets a new Olympic gold medal mark, and Google is founded, all on this day.

OTD September 4 - Daniel Burnham
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1846: Architect and urban planner Daniel Burnham, who took a leading role in the creation of master plans for the development of a number of cities, including Chicago and downtown Washington, D.C., and designed several famous buildings, including the Flatiron Building in New York City and Union Station in Washington, D.C., is born in Henderson, New York.

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